WD RE HDD 3 TB SATA-600 Upgrade for the Apple iMac (G5-1.6GHz, 17-inch) Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your iMac (G5-1.6GHz, 17-inch) System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR PC3200

Memory Type: DDR PC3200, DDR (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 2GB
Slots: 2

Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.

Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.

video - installing memory

Storage:

SATA

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

WD RE HDD 3 TB SATA-600

WD RE HDD 3 TB SATA-600
Part Number: WD3000FYYZ
  • Industry's highest capacity nearline drive
  • Highest performance for business-critical applications
  • Dual processor
  • Manufacturer's 5-year warranty
 $301.99
Qty:

Ideal for enterprise servers and storage, video surveillance, and other write-intensive applications, WD RE 7200 RPM Enterprise SATA hard drives offer high capacity, 64 MB cache, 4th generation vibration tolerance.

Product Features

  • Industry's highest capacity nearline drive
    WD RE SATA hard drives has high capacity to suit even the most demanding storage needs.
  • Highest performance for business-critical applications
    WD RE delivers 6 Gb/s transfer rates, sustained sequential data rates of up to 171 MB/s and high random I/O rates.
  • Designed for quality and reliability
    With a field-tested 1.2 million hour MTBF, this high performance drive delivers the highest level of reliability for 24 x 7 operation in up to 100% duty cycle applications.
  • Dual processor
    Twice the processing power to maximize performance.
  • Vibration protection
    Enhanced RAFF technology includes sophisticated electronics to monitor the drive and correct both linear and rotational vibration in real time. The result is a significant performance improvement in high vibration environments over the previous generation of drives.
  • Dual actuator technology
    A head positioning system with two actuators that improves positional accuracy over the data track(s). The primary actuator provides coarse displacement using conventional electromagnetic actuator principles. The secondary actuator uses piezoelectric motion to fine tune the head positioning to a higher degree of accuracy.
  • StableTrac
    The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking during read and write operations.
  • Multi-axis shock sensor
    Automatically detects the subtlest shock events and compensates to protect the data.
  • RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER)
    Prevents drive fallout caused by the extended hard drive error-recovery processes common to desktop drives.
  • NoTouch ramp load technology
    The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
  • Thermal extended burn-in test
    Each drive is put through extended burnin testing with thermal cycling to ensure reliable operation.
  • Dynamic fly height technology
    Each read-write head's fly height is adjusted in real time for optimum reliability.

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